A Web Widget is a portable chunk of code that can be installed and executed within any separate HTML-based web page by an end user without requiring additional compilation.Usually, web widgets are chunks of HTML code that you plug into a web page. Examples include:
- HTML code that displays a picture on your MySpace profile.
- HTML code that embeds a YouTube video in one of your blog entries.
- HTML code that embeds a portion of your calendar on your personal web site.